Using Calendar Settings

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This tutorial will show you how to adjust your calendar settings.

Step 1: Users must enter an Edmail User Account ID and the your password to access EdMail.

Note: You will need to put in your full EdMail address. Example: Username@edmail.edcc.edu

Warning: To keep your personal account information safe, ensure the "Stay signed in" check box remains unchecked whenever you use a public computer.

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Step 2: Open your Calendar (upper left corner)

 

Step 3: Click on the gear  in the upper right corner and choose Calendar settings

Note: The gear is how you access settings in all of the Google applications (e-mail, documents, calendar, etc.)

This will open the Calendar Settings window to the General area.  Here you can set the basic settings for your calendar view.

The first 3 settings are Language, Country, and Time Zone.  Check to be sure they are set correctly. You can also choose Display all time zones or Show an additional Time Zone to select a second time zone from a drop down list.  

Date format and Time format  drop down allow you to select how you want to see the Date and Time displayed.

Default meeting length lets you set a standard meeting length that the system will use when you first create your meeting.

Read more about the Speedy meeting option.

Next, choose the day you want your Week to start on (default is Sunday).  You will see this reflected in the next group that allows you to set your Working Hours.

Following you see: Event Dimming Here you can choose if you want to dim the color of some events; Show weekends is a yes or no choice

Next is Default View this lets you select the default view for your calendar. Custom View can be set in the next drop box.  It offers you choices from 2 days to 4 weeks.

Continuing down, type your Location, then choose your preferred setting for Show weather, Show events declined, and Automatically add invitations to my calendar

Next, the Alternate calendar drop down offers several alternate calendar formats

Then, you can Enable keyboard shortcuts.  Click Learn More for additional details on this option.

When your settings are the way that you want them you can choose Save or if you do not want to keep your changes you can choose Cancel.  If you choose Back to calendar, It will ask you if you want to save your changes.

Note: Be sure to check your changes on your calendar to be sure that everything is the way you want it to appear.

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Created by: Sherrie B.